Giants Cards of the Mid 1970s

Saturday, August 13, 2011

1979 Hostess #10 - Terry Whitfield

  • Terry Whitfield's 1979 season started off in a promising manner. Terry went 4 for 5 as the Giants beat up on Cincinnati starter Tom Seaver and won 11-5. 
  • Whitfield hit an inside-the-park home run off of Philadelphia starter Nino Espinosa on May 1.
  • The Giants had a disappointing season in 1979. Whitfield didn't do as well as he did in 1978, but he still batted .287 in 133 games
  • Terry would go on to play one more season with the Giants before going to Japan for three years.
  • Whitfield came back in 1984 and played from 1984-1986 with the Los Angeles Dodgers

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